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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Muscat, Oman

Prices From £1,080 per person
Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Al Bustan Palace: Interior
Al Bustan Palace: Pool Al Bustan Palace: Exterior
Stay 7 nights from £1,080 p.p. (low season) and from £2,630 p.p. (high season) in a Deluxe Mountain View Room, including breakfast & transfers. Flights available at an additional cost.    Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.


Set against a dramatic backdrop of impressive mountain scenery and the vibrant city centre of Muscat is Al Bustan Palace, managed by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. A haven of pure luxury, the resort’s own private beach, state-of-the-art fitness centre and an abundance of activities ranging from tennis to sailing, mean that guests can be as active or as restful as they wish. Alongside the luxurious décor and attention-to-detail - each guest room features a special balance of traditional or Art Deco interiors with complementing lavish fabrics to convey the richness of Middle Eastern culture and history – the resort has set an unprecedented level of outstanding service in the city. Guests staying in the Presidential Suites enjoy a private butler service which ensures an incomparable experience.

*Please note that the hotel is undergoing enhancement work between March and September (Phase 1) and May and October 2017 (Phase 2).*

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Opulent beachfront hotel
  • Feature:Excellent leisure facilities, from sports to entertainment
  • Rooms:250 rooms & suites
  • Location:Muscat , Oman
  • Nearest airport:Muscat International Airport
Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel Exterior
Location and transfer

35 minutes from Muscat International Airport by private car transfer.


All rooms and suites have a private balcony, air-conditioning, mini-bar (non-alcoholic, complimentary drinks), tea and coffee making facilities, daily local newspaper, flat-screen LCD television, satellite television and radio channels, DVD player (on request), telephone, high speed internet access, voicemail, hairdryer, safe, bathrobes and twice-daily maid service.

In addition, for guests staying in Presidential Suites, there is a private butler service available. 

Deluxe Mountain View Room:+
  • Size: 40m²
  • Room View: Hajjar mountains
  • Facilities: Located on the fifth and sixth floors, with a balcony.
Deluxe Garden View Room:+
  • Size: 40m²
  • Room View: Hajjar mountains
  • Facilities: Located on the second and third floors, with a balcony.
Deluxe Sea View Rooms:+
  • Size: 40m²
  • Room View: Sea of Oman
  • Facilities: Located on the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th floors with private balconies.
Al Bustan Lagoon Room:+
  • Size: 40m²
  • Facilities: Located on the first floor, the individually designed rooms have a terrace with direct private access to a lagoon pool.
Junior Suite:+
  • Size: 60m²
  • Room View: Gardens and Pool
  • Facilities: Located on the 2nd and 3rd floors, the studio has a small living area. 


Executive Suite Mountain View or Sea View:+
  • Size: 80m²
  • Room View: Mountain or Sea
  • Facilities: Located on the 7th and 8th floors, these suites feature a master bedroom, dressing area, lounge and dining area and balcony.
Presidential Suites Mountain View or Sea View:+
  • Size: 300m²
  • Room View: Mountain or Sea
  • Facilities: Located on the 8th floor, this suite has two master bedrooms, a sitting room and dining area, library, office, a kitchen and private balconies.

Al Khiran Terrace Restaurant:+
  • Cuisine: International buffet and a la carte cuisine
  • Setting: Overlooking the Sea of Oman, the innovative design makes eating at this award-winning restaurant a bit like visiting an international market, brimming with the season’s best selections.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
China Mood:+
  • Cuisine: Chinese cuisine
  • Setting: Located on the lobby level, Chinas Mood is one of the leading Asian restaurants in the region and serves lunch and dinner.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
Beach Pavilion Restaurant & Bar:+
  • Cuisine: Seafood cuisine
  • Setting: Located on the edge of the white-sand beach in the gardens and offering the option to dine indoors or outdoors, beneath the stars.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No

The PADI-certified Oman Dive Centre, which is approximately a twelve-minute drive from the hotel, offers full open-water PADI courses, scuba-diving and snorkelling, allowing you to enjoy the abundant Omani marine life. Sample diving in just one day with 'Discover Scuba and the Resort Course', or take a few days and obtain your 'Open-Water Certification'. The full range of PADI courses allows you to enjoy the underwater world safely. Night-dives are available each week. A certification card and log book are required. The dive centre is not operated by Al Bustan Palace, however the hotel can assist you with arranging these activities.


Children's facilities include a covered children's pool, a playground (in the gardens, close to the Tennis Village) with swings and a slide, and 'The Ritz Kids' supervised activity programme for 5 to 12-year-olds that teaches about the natural wonders of Oman. 

This is an independent review written by LuxuryBARED. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Elegant Resorts.


Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel


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